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Being Extraordinary in Your Field May Qualify You To Work in The U.S.

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Q & A With Immigration Attorney Lynn E. Schwartz By Fabrice Tasendo Following the success of our last Q & A piece on same-sex couples, marriage and how to get your green card, I sat down once again with immigration attorney Lynn E. Schwartz of Lemery Greisler LLC, to talk about a lesser known way to legally get working in the U.S.

I was very impressed by comment, shares, likes and re-tweets from our last piece, and I have to say aside from the questions about specifics, the one comment I got the most was ‘that’s a lot of pressure to put on a potential life partner.  Is there any other way to legally work and stay in the U.S.?’ So once more I turned to Lynn, and started asking away.  As it turns out, there are other ways a person might come to live and work in the U.S., some of which are not as well-known as others, and today we focused on one of them.


Q:  Lynn, it’s great to see you again! In our last conversation you mentioned another way for LGBT foreigners (and our straight…

Fountaingrove Lodge: A Golden Option for your Golden Gay Years

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By Colby Jones
According to an old Irish myth, there is a pot of gold waiting at the end of every rainbow. In the heart of Sonoma’s Wine Country Fountaingrove Lodge, a revolutionary new oasis welcoming LGBT seniors, is for those fortunate enough to discover it, a place that validates the spirit of that ancient myth in a metaphorical, if not wholly literal, sense.


While there be my no physical pot of gold awaiting seniors arriving at Fountaingrove Lodge, there is America’s first upscale lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT)-friendly retirement community committed to providing continuing and progressive care, a fact that, in and of itself, represents what can be only be categorized as a golden opportunity for a segment of the seniors community that has long been overlooked and under-served.



Unlike so many retirement homes, Fountaingrove Lodge is more resort than traditional senior living facility. A genuinely luxurious community of residences, Fountaingrove is comprised of 64 apart…